MEM15627 - Post-medieval stone quarry in East Water Valley (Monument)

Summary

The largest of three quarries in East Water Valley. It probably produced stone for road and wall building.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The largest of three quarries in East Water Valley. It is approximately 50 paces long and no more than 0.5 metres deep. Several nearby vegetated spoil-heaps are probably associated with this quarry. The quarry probably produced stone material for road and wall building. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.R.J.. 1994. Horner Wood: Report on the Preliminary Archaeological Field Assessment of Two Sample Areas. P.5-6; 23.
  • <2> Monograph: Cannell, J.. 2005. The Archaeology of Woodland Exploitation in the Greater Exmoor Area in the Historic Period. Archaeopress BAR British Series. P.109-131; 262.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 897 430 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS84SE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 115822

Record last edited

Jun 29 2016 1:39PM

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